FCEDA In the News

Fairfax County EDA hosts Korean delegation to discuss business opportunities on two continents

Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 11:51am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) will host a contingent of Korean business people and officials from the Korean Ministry of Science and Technology, ICT & Future Planning (MSIP), on October 3-4, to introduce business opportunities in Asia and Fairfax County.

Featured speakers will include Gerald L. Gordon, Ph.D., president and CEO of the FCEDA, and Dr. Younghee Ro, president of Wellness IT Association.

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Australian delegation to visit Fairfax County EDA for discussions about opportunities in cybersecurity

Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 11:36am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) will this week host companies from Australia in meetings with U.S. companies interested in collaborating on cybersecurity projects in the U.S. and Australia.

The event, beginning with a networking breakfast, will take place this Friday, Sept. 30, from 8 to 10 AM at the FCEDA offices, 8300 Boone Blvd., Tysons Corner, in the First Floor Conference Center.

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Fairfax County EDA to host independent Social Media Week events in June 2017

Wednesday, September 14, 2016 - 12:40pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA – Social Media Week, a worldwide conference that curates and shares the best ideas, innovations and insights into how social media and technology are changing business, society and culture, is coming to Fairfax County in June 2017 through a new independent cities program, Social Media Week Independent (SMWi).

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Fairfax County EDA sponsors September 21 workshop in Nuremberg to spotlight U.S. med-tech market opportunities

Friday, September 2, 2016 - 12:39pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA, September 2,  2016The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA), in concert with German partner Forum MedTech Pharma, will sponsor a September 21 workshop, “Market Access USA,” in Nuremberg designed to provide European businesses with information about the wor

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With 158 companies on the Inc. 5000 list, Fairfax County continues to be a top spot for fastest-growing businesses

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 - 3:51pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA Fairfax County continues to be the top place to start and build a business in the Washington, D.C., area. For evidence, look no further than the newest Inc. 5000 list that Inc. magazine produces and highlights America’s fastest-growing companies.

Fairfax County boasts 158 companies on the Inc. 5000. That’s 44 percent of the companies on the list from the Washington area.

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List of largest African American-owned firms reflects diversity of Fairfax County’s business community

Friday, August 12, 2016 - 12:05pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA — Fairfax County is now home to four of the 100 largest African American-owned service/industrial companies in the United States.

The information, based on annual revenues, comes courtesy of Black Enterprise magazine, which recently published its annual list of largest businesses.

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Five new appointees join longstanding members to bring power of ideas to FCEDA Commission

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 9:14am

Fairfax County, Virginia USA — Five new members have joined the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority Commission – the Authority’s board of directors.

The seven-member board is appointed by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and is comprised of a diverse group of senior business executives who oversee Authority policy and strategy.

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FCEDA joins with multicultural chambers of commerce to present Sept. 23 event with Virginia political leaders

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 4:27pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA — On September 23, the Multicultural Chambers Alliance – made up of the Asian American Chamber of Commerce, the Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce

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Fairfax County EDA’s work with 38 businesses helps to add nearly 600 jobs to local economy in second quarter

Tuesday, August 9, 2016 - 1:23pm

Fairfax County, Virginia USA — During the second quarter of  2016, the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority (FCEDA) provided services and resources to 38 businesses that are adding 585 jobs in Fairfax County. Many of these businesses are in the information technology and professional services sectors, and five are foreign-based firms using a Fairfax County location to expand in North America.

Through the first half of the year, the FCEDA has worked with companies adding more than 2,300 jobs.

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Fairfax County EDA’s popular Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business workshops resume September 6

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 9:23am

Fairfax County, Virginia – The Fairfax County Economic Development Authority’s (FCEDA) popular “Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County” seminars will resume in September after a summer hiatus. Workshops have been scheduled for the mornings of September 6, October 4 and November 1, the first Tuesday of each month.

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